West Cameron Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

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West Cameron Township, Pennsylvania
Township
View of West Cameron Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania looking south to a forested ridge
View of West Cameron Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania looking south to a forested ridge
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting West Cameron Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting West Cameron Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Northumberland
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
Area[1]
 • Total 11.89 sq mi (30.79 km2)
 • Land 11.73 sq mi (30.37 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 541
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 536
 • Density 45.71/sq mi (17.65/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 570
FIPS code 42-097-82680

West Cameron Township is a township in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population at the 2010 Census was 541,[3] up from 517 at the 2000 census.

Geography

View of West Cameron Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania looking north

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 11.8 square miles (30.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 541
Est. 2016 536 [2] −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 517 people, 192 households, and 149 families residing in the township. The population density was 43.7 people per square mile (16.9/km²). There were 205 housing units at an average density of 17.3/sq mi (6.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 192 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,813, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $19,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,563. About 5.7% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): West Cameron Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved Aug 22, 2016.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 40°45′30″N 76°36′59″W / 40.75833°N 76.61639°W / 40.75833; -76.61639

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